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12/21/2018 1:46:00 PM
Arts Council Announces Annual Amateur Photo Contest
Taking of entries starts Jan. 9

"I See You" by Lily Reavis-Goodson
was the Youth category winner in 2017.

(Lincoln Herald File Photo)


Lincoln Herald Staff
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LINCOLNTON, N.C.––The Arts Council of Lincoln County is announcing its annual amateur photography competition.

According to arts council spokeswoman Deanna McGinnis, entries will be accepted Jan. 9 and 10, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and Jan. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Lincoln Cultural Center at 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. The show will be on exhibit in the Carolina Mills and Cochrane Galleries of the LCC, Jan. 14-Feb. 8. There will be an opening reception and awards presentation for the artists and public on Jan. 17, 6:30-8 p.m.

“This year,” said McGinnis, “we will offer a youth category in addition to our adult competition. Youths who wish to participate must have the written consent of a parent or guardian. Adults wishing to participate must be 18 years or older and engage in photography for pleasure and a hobby pursuit, rather than for financial gain or professional reasons. All entrants must disclose whether they have a Website or Facebook page featuring and selling their work. Entrants must not hold a photographer’s license or make their living at photography.”



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She continued that photographic entries should be original pictures that have not been reproduced for public sale and never exhibited in any Arts Council of Lincoln County events in the past. The manipulation of images, either film or digital, should be limited to general saturation changes that use conventional darkroom tech­niques, including contrast, exposure, basic sharpening, cropping, red-eye removal and a minimal use of dodging and burning.

HDR photographs (made from three to seven pictures combined), multiple exposures, digitally stitched photographs, high dynamic range images and photographs containing any manipulated, added content, the use of metallic paper in printing or altered utilizing software outside of the camera other than the basic darkroom techniques described above must be entered in the special effects category.

The adult entry fee is $20 for up to three photographs, and the youth fee is $15, with a limit of two entry fees per participant for both kids and adults. Categories for photographs are: plant life/landscapes, people, animal life, abstract/special effects, miscellaneous and black and white. All entries must be framed and ready to hang. No saw-tooth hangers, hooks or desktop frames are allowed. All frames must have wire hangers. All work must remain on exhibit until the end of the show. 

Judging will focus on mood, impact, composition and quality. Adult awards are: $125 for best of show and $25, $15 and $10 for first, second and third-place honors respectively. The corresponding youth awards are in the same amounts.

For information or additional arrangements, call the arts council at (704) 732-9044 or query by e-mail at artslincolnnc@gmail.com.

This project is supported in part by a grant provided through the North Carolina Arts Council.



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